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Sideline Chatter: Dwight Perry

Sideline Chatter: Dwight Perry

Ben Roethlisberger has something in common with a cow.
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Saturday, September 27
This player has true motivation to take fantasy leagues seriously | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

This league has an impact on the pocketbook

Thursday, September 25

The weather was not right on the money for Twins’ Phil Hughes | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

It was raining money Wednesday night in Minneapolis — Phil Hughes’ money.

Tuesday, September 23

It turns out that he’s a receiver after all | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall started getting some nasty tweets Monday night when the banged-up Bears receiver of the same name briefly hobbled to the sideline — mind you, the same guy who caught three touchdown passes on one good leg just a week before.

Saturday, September 20

Opposing coaches will turn green from envy | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

“He’s a big ole teddy bear off the field,” Lawton (Okla.) High School football coach Randy Breeze told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette of his 6-foot-3, 303-pound O-lineman, “but something happens when he puts that helmet on. “His eyes turn a little green, like the Hulk.&

Thursday, September 18

About 100,000 reasons to hate the Philadelphia Eagles | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

A man picked 15 straight NFL winners on a $5 bet in the Delaware Sports Lottery last weekend, but came up short for a windfall.

Tuesday, September 16

Russell Wilson would be a first-round pick in this league | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Are you ready for some twisted fantasy football?“Take each team’s 53-man roster,” suggested Greg Cote of the Miami Herald, “and then subtract every player who is currently or formerly suspended, who has ever been arrested or indicted, or who has ever had to delete an embarras

Thursday, September 11

This story has some legs | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Fake rescue stories and crazed ADs still not exciting enough for you, USC football fans? If so, you’re in luck: For $1,500, season-ticket holders can buy the privilege of running onto the field ahead of the Trojans before a home game.

Tuesday, September 9

No wonder Fresno State runs so many hook patterns | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

Fresno State’s two-man entry took top honors at the FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on New Melones Lake, Calif. The guys wearing Fresno pads and helmets, meanwhile, have dropped their first two games by scores of 52-13 and 59-27.

Saturday, September 6

Has this team heard about the forward pass? | Sideline Chatter | Dwight Perry

College of Faith, from Charlotte, N.C., broke NCAA Division II records for ineptitude by amassing minus-100 total yards — and minus-124 yards rushing — in a 71-0 loss to Tusculum last Saturday.